It seems Alice may be returning to Wonderland.
Talk of a sequel to Disney's $1 billion smash hit Alice in Wonderland has been persistent ever since the film hit theaters in 2010. Now it appears Disney is getting the ball rolling on a sequel, with Variety reporting that Linda Woolverton has been tasked to begin writing a script.
Woolverton's history with Disney is quite prolific, having previously written for Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Homeward Bound and the upcoming Maleficient. She also contributed to animated hits Mulan and Aladdin.
Details are currently under wraps and Disney hasn't targeted a release date just yet. Not that they're short on fantasy tale movies. The studio has Maleficent, Cinderella, Peter and the Starcatchers and Magic Kingdom all in the works, with Oz the Great and Powerful arriving in March.
Critics largely panned the film, claiming it was all flash and no heart, though it seems that same flash helped catapult the film to nearly $700 million at the international box office.
Did you see the first movie, directed by Tim Burton and starring Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp? Will you return for a second trip to Wonderland?
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If Burton directs it. I'll watch it
I totally with whole-Heart welcome a new sequel to Tim Burton's ALICE In Wonderland, he and Script Writer legend Linda Woolverton (I love "Beauty and the Beast" my all time DISNEY favorite!!!) did an incrediable job w/Alice played by Mia and the Mad Hatter played by Johnny Depp what a strange Fantasy World they come from/brilliant scenery & effects. Also liked Michael Sheen he'd played a rabbit or was it that odd cat and Cispin Glover & Helena Carter (the Witch w/a big head) were villains and Hathaway was an amazing fun-Witch dressed from head to toe in white. The ending was steep in emotion for the Mad Hatter did not want Alice to leave them "again" and I got the feeling when Alice returned Home she was about to seek out her next quest.
Is that a serious question? No. I refuse to believe that trashy film was written by the writer of "Beauty and the Beast." In her defense, however, no adaptation of Lewis Carroll has ever succeeded... maybe because he was a raging pederast, and his work was awful as a result.
It wasn't largely panned, it got mixed reviews. Check on Rotten Tomatoes
I would return to wonderland as long as they have a good story
Yep, but I'm looking more forward to going back to Oz
Me too matt me too
I am also looking forward to going back to Oz but I do not know about Wonderland. Disney did such a bad job with Alice in Wonderland. Johnny Depp is to overrated playing silly roles. I would like to see him for what he stands for.
Is that so
We shall see, maybe they will improve the new Wonderland but I hope Oz gets good reviews
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